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34 injured as charter bus strikes overpass

Some freed through roof; students from Pa. aboard

A Calvary Coach bus carrying Pennsylvania high school students who had been touring Harvard University crashed Saturday night as it attempted to drive under an overpass in Boston and left dozens of passengers injured, four seriously, according to authorities.

The crash occurred after the bus hit the Western Avenue Bridge while traveling east on Soldiers Field Road around 7:34 p.m., authorities said. Firefighters, emergency medical services personnel, and State Police flocked to the scene to free passengers through the roof of the crumpled bus.

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